Body Found after House Fire was Extinguished

On 10/31/2013 at approximately 12:48 am, Columbia County 911 communications center received a call of a house fire on Dante Terrace. Columbia County Fire Rescue, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, and Lifeguard Emergency Medical Services were dispatched to the scene. Upon arrival Columbia County Sheriff’s Deputies reported the home was fully involved with flames throughout the [...]

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New Member Joins CCSO

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013, in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter swore in a new Sheriff’s Office employees. Amy Geiger was sworn in as a Detention Deputy and will be assigned to the Columbia County Detention Facility. We would like to welcome Amy to the Columbia County [...]

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Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch Donation

On Friday, October 25, 2013, Dennis Roberts was honored for his support and donation to the Florida Sheriff’s Youth Ranch. Mr. Roberts, former Columbia County Public Defender was thanked by Maria Knapp, President of Donor Relations for the Youth Ranch and Columbia County Sheriff Mark Hunter for his generous donation. Mr. Roberts donated a boat [...]

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Two New Members Join CCSO

On Wednesday, October 23, 2013, Sheriff Mark Hunter welcomed two new members to the Sheriff’s Office family. In a ceremony attended by family, friends and coworkers, Mr. Aaron Mckenzie and Joshua Satterwhite were officially sworn in as a Deputy. Deputy Mckenzie and Satterwhite will be assigned to the Patrol Division as a Deputy Sheriffs. We [...]

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Man Pronounced Dead after Stabbing

On Thursday, October 17, 2013, at 12:11a.m., Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a fight in progress at 767 NW Amanda Street, Lot # 4. Upon arrival Deputies found Deeante Gibson lying on the ground unresponsive with several stab wounds to the upper torso. Columbia County EMS responded to the scene and transported Deeante [...]

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